Travel

The Chili Cook-Off Smack Down

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One Dish.  Ten Different Ways.  Lots of beans.  lots of beef.  All the condiments from three types of cheeses, home-made bread, home-made cornbread, sour cream, creme fraiche, yoghurt, scallions and saltines.  Five alarm, No Alarm, Sweet Potatoes, Chicken and Veg, North African and Parsi.  Damn!  What we have here kids is one mutha of a [...]

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Getting ready for the chili cook-off, by Hilary

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Okay… so I have been a little obsessed. His name is Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. My husband has been calling him my new boyfriend and I carry his cookbook with me wherever I go. A friend of mine told me about this program called the River Cottage which is on channel 4 at the moment. Celebrity chef [...]

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Ghetto-gether Alert! Chili Cookoff Announcement for Saturday November 12th!

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  As some of you awesome blog readers know Edible Europe has been hosting  monthly Ghetto-gethers in Amsterdam (OK its been a few months since the last one, but hey, I’ve been busy flying back and forth to London to work).  If you’re new to the site and wondering what the hell is a Ghetto-gether, [...]

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28 Days Later, by Hilary

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Hi there, So I wrote this blog when I arrived home 2 weeks ago after working in California for 28 days straight.  I have not had time to post it and was going to write a new post that’s more up to date but thought I would share this little slice of my brain… —— [...]

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The Last (and First) Days of Summer by Lauren

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Sun.  Warmth. Shining. Summer.  This weekend was glorious.  At the end of September.  Amsterdam, if only you were like this all the time.  I would love you more, I really would. I remember visiting Syracuse University as a Senior in High School.  It was one of those spring orientations.  It was about 60 degrees and [...]

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Four Days in Budapest, by Lauren

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Summer in Amsterdam and London has been soggy and cold this year, the coldest in 20 years. In fact, I think the summer actually peaked with a beautiful weekend in April. Yep, April.  The thermometer dared to reach past 67 and the sun hid behind clouds, peeking out to give us a sliver of hope that [...]

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Budapest Girls Weekend by Lauren

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Every few months or so I feel a restlessness in my bones. As I get older I thought this feeling might go away or “settle down”. But it hasn’t and so I’ve surrendered to the fact that I’ll always have the travel bug. The notion that every now and then I’ve got to get the [...]

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